Pet Companions for Hospice Patients - San Jose and Surrounding Areas


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


San Jose MilpitasCampbell CupertinoMountain View Santa ClaraSunnyvale (offices), CA 94085


Inspiring. Meaningful. Life-changing. We're one of the Bay Area's oldest & largest non-profit hospices. Does you pet love people? Pathways Pet Assisted Activities is right for you and your pet, ask yourself these questions.

Does my pet have the right temperment to work with Hospice patients? Is he/she calm, gentle, alert and has a stable temperment?

Can my pet follow basic commands?

Can I invest the time in taking a pet assisted activities training and certification course?

If so please contact us at(408) 773-4343 or

Patients benefit from this program by showing improved self esteem, reduced stress, improved mood, lower blood pressure, and an increse in social interacting and mental stimulation.

We work with volunteers to place you and your pet on assignments near your home. Join us in our moving and life affirming service.


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four to Twelve Hours per month
  • One year commitment

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